"The world's top tourist hot spot" Bangkok by Vita500

Bangkok Travel Guide: 10,765 reviews and 24,360 photos

Bangkok in figures

Size: 1600 sq km (more than twice the size of Singapore)

Population: 5.7 mil. (2005) but around 10.0 million in the metropolitan area

City districts: 50

Average daytime temperature: 32.7 C (90.9 F)
Average nighttime temperature: 24.1 C (75.4 F)

Visitors: ~15 million/year

Records: The official name of Bangkok in Thai is listed in the Guinness Book of Records as 'The World's Longest Place Name'.

Find out more about the City of Angels by reading through my below tips...

  • Last visit to Bangkok: Oct 2007
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Nov 11, 2007 at 8:41 AM

    Just visited Health Land again last Fri, Rob and it was great as usual! Yeah, the calves were a little sore during the massage but hey I was walking aplenty in Laos! GRIN!

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    Nov 5, 2007 at 3:17 PM

    I am willing to try Siam Design Hotel, so I found the tips very useful. And I have wrote down Spice Market Restaurant for our next travel to BKK (which I expect to be soon). I would have thought it more expensive... Thanks for sharing.

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    Nov 4, 2007 at 10:39 PM

    Hi, Do they still have the display people dressed in condoms as you enter, we had a great night several years ago.

  • carteki's Profile Photo
    Nov 1, 2007 at 7:19 PM

    Hey, really enjoyed reading your tips. They are informative and full of useful things to look out for. Cheers Kim


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